12/04/2013 4:11PM

Woodbine Harness: Thursday 12/5 Analysis

Email

Best Bet: WHIPLASH (9th)

Spot Play: ONE LAST BONO (8th)

 

Race 1

(4) ILL BE THERE comes out of Montini's barn, draws well and has a high win percentage this season. He qualified strong and looks to be back on his game. (7) MOPEY COREY has a good overall record this season and comes out for a high percentage trainer. He's back in a claimer and classified accordingly. (8) OAKLEA UPTOWN gets put into a claimer, has the speed and comes from a credible trotting barn. He's versatile and may offer a price.

[DRF HARNESS: Get Free Harness PPs when you wager with DRF Bets]

Race 2 

(3) MOTOR SHARK draws inside, comes out of Moreau's barn and raced very well last week. He's versatile and posted a strong time last start. (4) TYMONTIMEAGAIN draws well, gets Jamieson back in the bike and has the speed for this level. He was the favorite last week and didn’t deliver. (2) SANATTLE SLEW draws post two, comes out the Gillis barn and raced well last start. He'll likely be put into play early.

Race 3

(6) CANDIDA raced terrific in the Autumn final despite a post 10 start. He draws much better this week, has the speed and continues to drop time. (8) BETTINO is very versatile and hasn't missed the board in four career starts. He provided a price last week and may do it again. (4) DOCTOR LILY made a miscue last week as the favorite, but trotted very credible miles at Yonkers prior. If he minds his manners, he's a top candidate.

Race 4

(10) SHES A MANIAC moves into the Etsell barn and remains at the same claiming level. She's won two straight and looks like the horse to beat even with a post 10 start. (7) ST LADS ZENA was the favorite last week before fading in deep stretch. I'm looking for a rebound effort for her. (1) PART TIME LADY comes from a high percentage trainer, gets the rail and has a strong record this season.

Race 5

(2) RANDOM MAJORITY did all the work on the front last start before settling for second. She has quick gate speed and comes out of Moreau's barn. (5) BE WINNIN won the Autumn final last week with a :27 4/5 final quarter. She continues to improve and has been racing very consistently. (3) RAVEN VICTORY draws well and comes out of Henriksen's barn. He raced very well last week in a speedy time for this class.

Race 6

(2) SHOCK N ROCK draws inside and suffered broken equipment last week as the favorite. Prior to that, he won two straight, including once in this class. (1) MEETYOUATMIDNIGHT draws inside, comes out of Gillis' barn and has missed the board just once from five career starts.

Race 7

(10) MAKE SOME MEMORIES will have to overcome post 10, but raced exceptional last start considering it was her seasonal debut. She does have gate speed and comes out of the McIntosh barn. (9) P L HULA raced terrific two starts ago in the Autumn final and was my top pick last week before finishing second. She has the speed and has been racing much better in recent outings. (4) VICTHECHICK hasn't missed the board in three career starts, is very versatile and may offer a price due to the time off.

Race 8

If (10) ONE LAST BONO leaves the gate from post 10, I feel she's very capable of winning. She was taken to the back last week from the outside post and finished with a ton of pace. I hope she's put into play early. (5) SENTIMENTAL LADY has hit the board in two of her last three starts. She comes out of Auciello's barn and draws much better. (9) COUNTRY DELIGHT has been the heavy favorite in each of her last two starts and has failed to win. I'm not convinced she can win this week, but is a good option for the triactor.

Race 9

(7) WHIPLASH has gate speed, comes out of Fellows' barn and has won two of his last three. (6) GUNGA WIN has hit the board in three of his last four starts, has a terrific record in 2013 and draws much better. (8) NORTHERN VICTORY doesn't like to win, but is a good option for the triactor. He gets Jamieson back in the bike and is classified accordingly once again.

Race 10

(6) UMBRAGE HANOVER was the favorite last week and failed to win. This isn't a deep field and he has the speed and gets Jamieson in the bike, which is the main reason for my selection. (8) SIR MACHALOT has been knocking on the door in his last number of starts and enjoys being put into the race. He has the speed and likely will offer a low price. (2) ROYAL CANVAS draws well and finished very well last week despite an outside post. He gets post relief and may offer a fair price.

Race 11

(6) TURBO DONATO was simply the best last start in his debut with Baillargeon. He remains at the same level and looks like the horse to beat. (4) MIYAGI HANOVER made a miscue last week, but is back in seven days later. He comes out of Henriksen's barn, has the record this year and likely will offer a low price. (7) OCEAN MIST BEAUTY doesn't like to win, but certainly has the speed. She's versatile and likely will offer a fair price.

Race 12

(5) THE KOP has won three of his last four and now enters the Boyd barn. He's versatile and has a good win record. (2) KINMUNDYS STRYKER draws inside has a solid win record and comes from a very high percentage trainer. (9) SOULFUL LINDY hasn't missed the board in five starts and raced terrific in this class last week. Waples is back aboard and likely will offer a low price.